Ludmila, married, runs a small business selling jewelry items in the local mall in her hometown of Vasilyevka. Her merchandise is always very elegant and her prices are competitive. Ludmila has kept her business running for the past 5 years due to her outstanding determination and stamina. Currently, she earns about 70,000 Grivnyas of gross income a month.
Ludmila is seeking a loan of 12,000 Grivnyas in order to increase her working capital. Many of her customers are investing their funds in gold items in this unstable time of global economic recession. Ludmila is an optimist. She always hopes for the best and believes that her business will continue to grow and to provide a good income in the future as well.
About HOPE Ukraine
HOPE International, a Christian faith-based non-profit organization, has been operating in Ukraine since 1997. HOPE Ukraine was the organization’s first international venture. In addition to its core microfinance activities, HOPE also supports an active children's ministry in Ukraine in the form of “Tomorrow Clubs,” after-school programs that teach children the gospel through games, skits and songs.